The Salon: Writing LGBT Characters
This month on The Salon we welcome three writers who identify as members of the LGBT community. Nicola Griffith, Hal Duncan and Catherynne M. Valente talk to Cheryl Morgan about writing LGBT characters.
Here are some links to things mentioned during the podcast:
- Lamda Literary
- Cheryl’s Trans Literature article
- Hal’s Water Fountain article
- Nicola’s lesbian SF story (which was a Hugo nominee)
- The Lambda article on m/m fiction
- Lethe Press
- The Outer Alliance
Here are the books recommended during the podcast (and a few that got added later):
- Everything by Samuel R. Delany
- Everything by Joanna Russ
- Vellum and Ink, Hal Duncan
- Set This House in Order, Matt Ruff
- Palimpsest, Catherynne M. Valente
- Eon, Alison Goodman
- Ash, Malinda Lo
- The Steel Remains, Richard Morgan
- Icarus magazine
- Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories, Sandra McDonald
- The Love We Share Without Knowing, Christopher Barzak
Please feel free to suggest others the comments below.
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The theme music for The Salon is by Dmitiry Lukyanov and is licensed from Loopsound.com.